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Magazine Island

Beach PATROLLED PATROLLED
Beach Number:
qld0863
Includes Beaches:
Magazine Island Riverway Lagoon
State/Region:
QLD - South Townsville
Post Code:
4810
General Beach Hazard Rating:
1/10 ( Least hazardous)

Beach

Magazine Island is part of the port of Townsville and has been heavily modified by port development. Along the east side of the island, toward the mouth of Ross River, is a narrow, 200 m long strip of sand between the road and the creek. While the creek is used by boats for access to the bay, the beach is not recommended for swimming owing to the tidal flats adjacent to the beach, boat traffic and strong tidal currents in the creek that parallels the beach.

Parking

Type:
Formal parking area
Spaces:
50

Location

Information Symbols

  • Parking Parking
  • Seawall Seawall

SLSA provides this information as a guide only. Surf conditions are variable and therefore this information should not be relied upon as a substitute for observation of local conditions and an understanding of your abilities in the surf. SLSA reminds you to always swim between the red and yellow flags and never swim at unpatrolled beaches. SLSA takes all care and responsibility for any translation but it cannot guarantee that all translations will be accurate.

 

PATROL INFORMATION

Patrol Information
  Mon 29/09 Tue 30/09 Wed 01/10 Thu 02/10 Fri 03/10 Sat 04/10 Sun 05/10
Riverway Lagoon (Lifeguards)
08:00
- 18:00
08:00
- 18:00
08:00
- 18:00
08:00
- 18:00
09:00
- 20:00
09:00
- 20:00
09:00
- 20:00

STATISTICS

July 2014 - June 2015

Rescues:
2
First Aids:
26
Preventative Actions:
208

The following organisations contribute to the above totals: Riverway Lagoon (Lifeguards)

Hazards

Service Providers

SLSA provides this information as a guide only. Surf conditions are variable and therefore this information should not be relied upon as a substitute for observation of local conditions and an understanding of your abilities in the surf. SLSA reminds you to always swim between the red and yellow flags and never swim at unpatrolled beaches. SLSA takes all care and responsibility for any translation but it cannot guarantee that all translations will be accurate.

WEATHER

Today 24° wind ENE/22 km/h

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Weather information
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28°N/A 29°17° 29°19° 29°19° 28°18° 29°18°

TOWNSVILLE (8 km) issued at Wed 1 Oct 17:30 (EST)

WATER

25

Issued at Wed, October 1 13:00

SWELL FORECAST

Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
  • PM
  • AM
  • PM
  • AM
  • PM
  • ENE
    0.2 m
  • ENE
    0.2 m
  • ENE
    0.2 m
  • ENE
    0.2 m
  • ENE
    0.2 m

South Townsville issued at Tue, September 30 22:00 (EST)

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UV INDEX

11

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TODAY'S TIDE

  • High
    2:08
    1.96m
  • Low
    8:51
    1.31m
  • High
    16:06
    2.66m
  • Low
    23:01
    1.36m
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Townsville issued at Wed, October 1 00:00 (Local Time)

WARNINGS

TODAY'S RADAR

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